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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
-start cartilage growth. >> it really helps the cartilage, the new cartilage grow by providing an environment where the cartilage feels comfortable and feels like they can produce actual cartilage instead of scar tissue. >> dr. larry gold studied a small group of patients with damaged cartilage. most of them tried the new hydro gel. patients still had to undergo an outpatient procedure allowing tiny holes to be drilled in their bone beneath the cartilage. the hydro gel was applied. as a result healthy cartilage grows instead of scar cartilage. >> you have a repair that is more like the native cartilage. it will last longer. it will perfeorm better, the patient will be able to tolerate more weight bearing activity without pain. >> reporter: because the cartilage can last five years instead of one or two with the current approach, the new procedure may spare patients from undergoing a second cartilage repair or knee replacement surgery. larger studies are now need ed o determine if hydro gel is safe long term and if it is, it could be available to patients in just a few years. the fda must also appro
NBC
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
the contest is good for the environment if the snake doesn't kill you yourself. >> you have to grab this thing that is going to try to bite you. >> reporter: it is enough to give indiana jones the creeps. >> reporter: they could have arrived on a plane as a pet later turned loose by someone thinking they are doing nature a favor. that's how this uninvited guest, a 17-footer, ended up crashing a family picnic. it. >>> it is putting a lot of pressure on our native wildlife. >> they can hide out in those woods and it is almost impossible to see them. >> reporter: it turns out they are pretty good at hiding. >> it takes about 100 hours for every one we find. we spend a lot of time out here looking. >> reporter: for these snake t hunters, as darkness set in, the pythons were winning. >>> up next, is beyonce crazy in love with herself? we'll take a look in our weekly buzz after these messages. pleasures can simply hurt. the sadness, anxiety, the loss of interest. the fatigue and aches and pains. depression hurts. cymbalta can help with many symptoms of depression. tell your doctor right away if yo
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